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AB.212 emergency landing

Jul 18 2008

According to a brief news published by the ecodicaserta.it website, on Jul 17, an AB.212 of the 9° Stormo of the Aeronautica Militare, performed an emergency landing near Mondragone after experiencing an engine fire. The aircraft, belonging to the 21° ...

Pope Benedict XVI in Australia with the longest Alitalia twin engine flight ever

Jul 17 2008

When I visited St. Mary’s Cathedral in Sydney in May 2007 I was surprised to find a display above the Hyde Park gate of the largest Australian chuch. Interestingly, it displayed the countdown to the arrival of Pope Benedict XVI ...

Helmet Mounted Display for the C-27J & Sky-X automatic refueling

Jul 17 2008

Until I received the press release and the following pictures from Alenia Aeronautica, I’d always thought that Helmet Mounted Displays were available only on fighters. And I was wrong, since Alenia and Elbit Systems demonstrated how the Elbit HMD LITE ...

Air-to-Air videos

Jul 11 2008

Each time I fly I have at least one camera with me. Doesn’t matter if I’m in a B747-400, an MD-80 or a Siai 208. I like to take as many pictures as possible from the windows and for this ...

RAF Typhoons deployed to Grosseto

Jul 09 2008

Four RAF Typhoons belonging to the 29 Sqn OCU of Coningsby are currently deployed to Grosseto to operate with the F-2000 of the 20° Gruppo OCU of the Aeronautica Militare. Adriano Bonelli took the following pictures on Jul 8 while ...

Exclusive pictures: two Tunisian SF-260 deployed to Latina airbase for a Sqn Exchange

Jul 07 2008

An interesting one-way Sqn Exchange between the Aeronautica Militare Italiana and the Al Quwwat al-Jawwiya al-Jamahiriyah At’Tunisia (Tunisian Air Force), took place from Jun 30 to Jul 4. Two SF-260W of the 14 Sqn of the Tunisian Air Force from ...

Military Aviation

Oct 20 2017
This Is Probably The First Clip Showing The B-2 As It Drops The GBU-57 Massive Ordnance Penetrator. The B-2 Spirit stealth bomber ...
Oct 19 2017
All Available Airborne Fire Fighting Assets Pressed into Service, Fires Continue. A massive combined military and contract air ope...

Drones

Sep 20 2017
Here’s the footage of a RAF Reaper drone unleashing Hellfire missile to stop a public execution in Syria. The news of a succ...
Sep 08 2017
SpaceX launched the Pentagon’s mysterious X-37B orbital space drone just before the Hurricane Irma hit Florida. While people...

Aviation Safety / Air Crashes

Oct 18 2017
An Israeli Air Force F-35 has been involved in a bird strike during a training sortie. And the incident has fueled some weird spec...
Oct 18 2017
Hyakuri Phantom Burns on Ground, Reports Suggest Aircraft Written Off. A McDonnell-Douglas F-4EJ “Kai” Phantom II attached to ...

Rogue States

Oct 18 2017
An Israeli Air Force F-35 has been involved in a bird strike during a training sortie. And the incident has fueled some weird spec...
Oct 10 2017
A Russian Fencer has crashed shortly after (or during) take-off from airbase near Latakia, in western Syria. Pilot and Nav killed ...

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